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in the world at large and on catholic campuses. for "religion & ethics newsweekly," this is bob faw in ave maria, florida. >>> in other news, the baptism this week of an heir to the british throne. 3-month-old prince george was christened by archbishop of canterbury justin welby, who urged more parents to christen their babies as a way of "bringing god" into the family. if george ever becomes king, he would then also head the church of england. before the christening, welby made a quick trip to africa, where he met with conservative leaders who are unhappy with liberal directions in the worldwide anglican communion. >>> a new survey from the christian research organization the barna group confirms that technology continues to shape the spiritual practices of millennials -- young people 18 to 29. according to barna, 70% of practicing christian millennials read scripture on a screen, such as a cell phone or tablet. and nearly 40% of them say they fact-check their pastor's sermons online. >>> on our calendar this week, protestants observe reformation sunday, which recalls the day in 1517 when
would attack all sorts of religions. what we would get back, we expected hostility. what we got again and again. gentle sweetness. one of the thing that happens when you are an atheist, you get tweets. letters, i am so sorry religious people treat you'd so badly when you want to atheism. i think one of the reasons i want to atheism, religious people treated me so well. my dad was a christian. we were very, very close. there is a feeling love and security that can make you very happy with the life we have here. and sometimes the gentleness and the love itself is what gives you the confidence to maybe, not be, not be reaching for things. this is what i encounter all the time. the number of people that are aggressive and unpleasant in religion to me in my, life, is just about zero. maybe one or two. >> do you feel threatened by atheism? >> no. i can't stress this enough. a lot of my friend are atheists. just reflecting to day. had a lunch with a friend. an agnostic. >> you have seen priests go through crisis of faith. where priests have times where they're not so sure about the basic exi
exemptions. we don't pretend we're a religious corporation. we have say the exercise of religion is not necessarily limited to people in the quote, unquote, religion business. anymore than in the bill lotty case, the supreme court rejected this approach that freedom of speech for corporations for corporations in the speech business. i frankly disagree with your honor's assessment of the scope of the exemptions. they're massive. >> there is a case, i don't believe you cited that supports the proposition that you're arguing in favor of, the supreme court case, the greater new orleans case? >> not familiar with it, your honor. >> justice stevens in the opinion deals with this sort of thing says the, the flaw of the government's case, and this is in the is the operation of this statute is to attendant with the pierce by exemptions and inconsistencies that the government can not be exonerated and this is advertising case but the supreme court struck it down. seems to me what, that case supports your argument. but, the district court never got there. >> that's correct. >> i mean the th
, which states congress shall make no respecting the establishment of a religion or prohibiting free exercise thereof. the supreme court in marsh v. chambers, 1983, upheld the constitutionality of legislative prayer. so i think it's pretty clear that our framers intended that there be a spiritual dimension to government and that the separation of church and state was referring to the establishment of a religion, of having an official state religion or governmental religion. and i don't think any, any lawmaker would want me to address any particular partisan issue. my position is non-partisan. every statement i have made in my intercession could apply to both sides of the aisle. i provide ministry in a political environment. so my prayers will reflect material related to government because that's what politics, that is what the political process is all about but it does not, it does not bring up my prayers. i deliberately avoid partisan issues of the i have never talked about immigration reform, i have never talked about same-sex marriage or pro-choice or pro-life or anything like tha
. >> she tells me my costume was offensive and i was promoting religion which i wasn't at all. >> he was told to take off his costume before he went back to class. he did just that and called his mother. >> my first reaction was shock because last night we had went out and went to the craft stores and linen stores. i was excited he had chosen to be jesus. >> sanders didn't understand why he couldn't dress up as a figure he looked up to. >> i saw other kids prrp dressed as moses i talked to them. they were questioned but they were never brought down to the dean. >> other students agreed. >> i am p orthodox jew and i didn't see a problem with it. he didn't mean harm to the students. >> they released this statement. we initially were concerned the costume could be offensive to religious sensibilities. upon further review we realized the stew accident didn't intend to be offensive. >> he found is weird the school did not have a problem with his costume last year when i dressed up as snoop dogg. >> i just wanted to be black jesus. i didn't think this would be such a big deal. >> after mee
christian targets. the target of other religions is driving the casualty rate higher. >> it is much more like war fare and it's war fare using the tools of terrorism. >> reporter: the violence is more concentrated than you might think. three countries, iraq, pakistan, and afghanistan suffer more than half the attacks and the casualties. and that really points out the flip side of some of those numbers. the danger to civilians in the united states and western europe and even parts of eastern asia isn't nearly as high and may actually be declining. chris lawrence, cnn, washington. >>> now there are some of the buildings that are still showing signs of damage and the repairs are ongoing. but on the one-year anniversary of hurricane sandy ellis island is opening one against and welcoming visitors. what an important place this is. >> take your children. some of the displays are great. it's a remarkable place to visit. >> the gateway where millions of people came to this country, it was badly battered by superstorm sandy and a new electrical system should be operational by may and new heating
in pe classes saying it promotes eastern religions. he wants to give sxarnts students the right to opt out. gym teachers and others argue classes are designed to keep kids active and help prevent sports injuries. >>> san francisco program designed to lure movie make together city may get a boost a super advisor proposing putting more money into the pot. abc7 news joins us live now from city hall. carolyn? >> reporter: san francisco's fwil in rebate program set to expire next year. the supervisor wants to expend thaend by a year, expanding coverage so we can compete with places like new mexico, new york, and vancouver. san francisco used to be able to relie on its beauty to lure movie makers but now, you need sweetener. >> the bottom line is that it's important. >> reporter: the producer for a new hbo series called "looking". they were shooting today in tiburon. most action is in san francisco. incentives were a draw. the program rebates up to $600,000 fees paid to the city for things like permits and stage rentals. >> being able to access that, we were able to put more on screen than
. the show's creator claims it appeals to everyone because it mixes religion and pop culture in a nonoffensive way. not sure i get the connection between britney spears and jesus. >> are they going to change the lyrics or use the songs the way they are? >> i don't think so. i think as is. >> i remember in the 70's they tried this with the bay city rollers and it didn't really go over. >> what song did they sing there? >> saturday night, they couldn't get all the psalms out. >> thank you very much for the news. of course the big news this morning as we all open the door to come to work, it was freezing in new york city? >> we're talking very cold temperatures across parts of the east, temperatures well below average. i want to show wind chill averages across the northeast because it feels like in the 20's as you head out the door so you really need the jacket. feels like 27 now in new york city and feels like 23 in pittsburgh. even parts of alabama, parts of georgia waking up to wind chill temperatures in the 30's this morning. bundle up as you head out the door. you need that
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crisis. so, to say that $13 billion is finally the justice department's getting religion, i'm just not a buyer of that. $13 billion sounds like a lot of money, but to jpmorgan chase who over the past five years has made $75 billion, that net income, he doesn't want to part with it, believe me, but it's not a huge number. particularly if you were to look at what the cents on the dollar is of what they're paying to get out of these liabilities. you know, people who lost money in these mortgages, the people who lost their homes are, you know, the numbers are far larger than $13 billion. this is a number that has been struck as part of a deal that, you know, may or may not be agreeable to most of the parties at the table. but it's not a killer number. >> the wall street journal and others are saying that what the government is doing is a witch hunt. they're shaking down jpmorgan. >> there's no doubt that there was wrongdoing. they wouldn't be at the table negotiating if there was no wrongdoing. and it's just a matter of what price each party is willing to pay or receive. so, a shakedow
jon cornyn a couple of months ago he said no. >> he's got religion on that. last week he said he would not endorse insurgents against his colleagues. designee has moved a little bit. ted cruz has. >> yeah. >> he's been burned. >> mike, thank you very much. coming up -- >> great to have mike on the set. you're trying to push him off and that makes me sad. >> the texans took a three score lead in the first half last night but then one scary moment changed the whole game. we'll show you what happened. ♪ ♪ stacy's mom has got it goin' on ♪ ♪ stacy's mom has got it goin' on ♪ ♪ stacy's mom has got it goin' on ♪ [ male announcer ] the beautifully practical and practically beautiful cadillac srx. get the best offers of the season now. lease this 2014 srx for around $369 a month with premium care maintenance included. ♪ ♪ ♪ no two people have the same financial goals. pnc works with you to understand yours and help plan for your retirement. visit a branch or call now for your personal retirement review. i tr ied depend last weekend. it really made the difference between a m
on freedom of religion. i have a right to think that if i send my child to school, she's not going to have a lesbian teacher walked into her dressing while she'spe changing. i have a right to think that i've i go to the ladies restroom, everybody in their thanks they are a woman. god did not make a mistake. he does not make mistakes. would -- we are born a man or woman. host: what do you think about this poll that 68% of americans support the legislation? caller: absolutely not come up polls are taken how they want that poll to come out for their own political reason. it is every poll, not just this one. i do not believe in polls. i don't think they are accurate. everyone who goes out to take a poll is trying to hold a position. that poll will reflect their position. host: all right, monica says -- we will go to tracy from hagerstown, maryland on our line for democrats, good morning. caller: good morning and thank you for c-span. this is alllieve smoke and mirrors. ,hat we have now in our country it does not matter. if someone doesn't like you, they can fine you for any reason. aey can f
, national religion, but it did remind me that back when i was a judge, judges did not select the grand injure members. those were chosen by grand injure commission ergs. but the commissioners chose them for the grand jury. and there were defense attorneys that decided to attack the stem by claiming judges were by a disproportionate number, appointing too many anglos as grand jury foremen because that's what judges did. judges selected the informationman for the grand jury. did not select the members. but among the members, would choose who the foreman would be. and i was subpoenaed one time back then without the defense attorneys doing their homework and they intended to put me on the stand in their attack on a raceist grand jury foreman system and used that to establish that, gee, it was grossly unfair, disproportionately number of anglos were chosen. and before i testified, they did their homework and found out hat actually, it was a disproportionate appointment, if you only looked at race, i had ppointed proportionly more african-americans as informationmen of my grand jury than the
is to globalize the world and get rid of sovereignty, religion, culture, from everyday life in america -- your ok, barry, those are thoughts, and i will pick up on health care, and we are joined on the phone by a health-care reporter with politico to talk about today's hearing before the ways and means committee. who'll be testifying, mr. cheney, and what questions are likely to be asked? guest: persons testifying are the medicare and medicaid services administrator, an obscure agency, but they are the ones responsible for building the and roman system for the affordable care act -- the enrollment system for the ford motor ac -- for the affordable care act. they have quarterbacked the whole construction of what to say. so many questions to ask it is hard to know where to begin. what is the timeframe for getting this working again? what went wrong, and why did he go so wrong so early? that is where we will see the outset. and then they will dive into specifics of why didn't people see the delay of the enrollment system when there were so many warning signs that there were going to be flaws? it wil
if it is a single religion or single border. they carry bad ideas instead of flowers. al qaeda is a dirty wind that wants to spread worldwide. flowers to to carry expand them at the international level. request. it is not only about iraq. it is about all of the countries in the world that are suffering from terrorism.
sort of false religion. the virginia governor's race on the air in norfolk virginia. >> terry mcauliffe will make an outstanding governor. it's mcauliffe who's been operating. it will be open, pragmatic, friendly to business, and committed to job growth. he has sensible, business friendly policies. he will work to bridge party divides and find common ground to move our state forward. that's what virginia needs. for us, the decision is clear -- terry mcauliffe. >> big differences for the race of governor. expands obama care, increases spending, raising your taxes by $1700. tim cuccinella, cutting taxes. terry mcauliffe, expand obama care. cuccinelli, cut taxes. to stop obama care and higher taxes, there's one choice. >> i'm ken cuccinelli, candidate for governor. >> difficulties piled up. you mentioned a few of them. today the president will be cam page for terry mcauliffe. >> the mcauliffe campaign didn't have it go in earlier. mcauliffe didn't try to nationalize this debate. i don't think the president's clinton will do a lot better. he and president clinton are best friends. it
this is the majority religion in the country, 51% i think the last poll showed our catholic. but at the time john f. kennedy ran, not even his church was behind him. and this is why the kennedys have always said the cardinals and bishops are republicans and the nuns are democrat. but joe kennedy was the 10th richest man in america at that time, and he still knew that no matter how much money he had, they wouldn't have that ultimate respectability until they broke through and put an irish catholic in office. and he was determined that one of his sons would become that. there wasn't that drive and the bush family. prescott bush was a moderate republican senator. his son, george herbert walker bush wanted to be like his father, and so he pursued politics. and then george w. bush. >> host: in the family, you write for those who study the fault line, the campaign of 1980 is instructive. because to dynastic sons chose to challenge their party's front runners and those two presumptive heirs base their candidacies solely on their sense of entitlement. >> guest: i am fascinated, not just by the study of pow
for his religion. "it keeps me grounded. it helps me make good decisions. it shows me what's more important. ll still have my religioin in college. it's something i want to keep on going through." ultimately, though, parker hopes to be the next sion alum to play in pros... "long term, i hope i'll be in the nba. it's my dream as a k. i want to get there. i know it's going to start right now. the little things, step by step." --s time for another break, but we'll talk about another star freshman and look at our top ten when we return... -- break two) - ational life group honors life changers... educators who make a difference in the lives of students... this week's life changer of the year nominee is dr. rty crawford of west, texas... the superintendent of the west independent school district will never forget april 17, 2013, when he was on this football field not for a game, but to help victims of a deadly fertilizer plant explosion... marty crawford: i came up here and ran into our mayor at the corner of spring and highland street up here. at that time, he said the intermediate sc
overlooked due to their ethnicity and religion. while conducting this review, the department discovered seven individuals who did not meet the exact criteria of the connelly mandated review but nevertheless were deserving of the medal of honor. this bill would allow them to be recognized with the nation's highest award of valor. it is important to note that none of these brave americans asked for this renewed consideration. it was through the advocacy and admiration of loved ones and those that served with them that led to this effort. for those brave americans who show such extraordinary heroism in defense of our lebrits, it's never too late to say thank you. mr. adkins and mr. sloat and all the brave americans like them to them i say thank you. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentlewoman from guam is recognized. mr. bordallo: mr. speaker, i rise in support of h.r. 3304, introduced by my friend and my colleague, mr. deutch from florida. h.r. 3304 authorized the president -- authorizes the president of the united s
affects all races, religion and economic group. i am working along with my friend, jim costa, of the victims rights caucus, to make sure that congress deals with this issue, not just october, but every month of the year. domestic violence is never the fault of the victim. it's the fault of the perpetrator. mr. speaker, you never hurt somebody you claim you love. and that's just the way it is. yield back. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from ohio seek recognition? -- the gentlewoman, i'm sorry. ms. kaptur: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to include extraneous material into the record. mr. speaker, it's with gratitude but with heavy heart that i on behalf of the people of the united states and our region of ohio in particular extend deepest sympathy to the people of poland on the passing of ex-premiere of poland. during his exceptional and transformative life, he played a will the gentleman yielding role in ushering the first era of liberty that poland had been afforded in modern history. poland has assumed a pivotal
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